Pistons at Lakers - 11/15/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Pistons (5-4) at Los Angeles Lakers (1-8)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 9:30 pm (STAPLES Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Lakers +3.5 -- Over/Under: 203.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSDT, TWC SN
The Detroit Pistons and Los Angeles Lakers square off Sunday night at the Staples Center.
The Detroit Pistons look for a big win after losing four of their last six games. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 98.1 points on 42.2 percent shooting and allowing 96.8 points on 45.6 percent shooting. Reggie Jackson is averaging 21.9 points and 5.3 assists while Andre Drummond is averaging 18.8 points and 19.3 rebounds. Marcus Morris is grabbing 6.6 rebounds and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is dishing 1.4 assists. The Detroit Pistons are coming off a Saturday loss to the Clippers in which they allowed 46.8 percent shooting and forced 13 turnovers. The Pistons offense continues to struggle, as they’ve scored 96 or less points in three straight games. The Pistons have lost seven of their last 11 road games.
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The Los Angeles Lakers are still looking for their first home win after a 1-8 start. The Los Angeles Lakers are averaging 99.4 points on 40.8 percent shooting and allowing 106.2 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Kobe Bryant is averaging 16.9 points and 2.7 assists while Jordan Clarkson is averaging 15.1 points and two assists. Julius Randle is grabbing 8.4 rebounds and Louis Williams is dishing three assists. The Los Angeles Lakers are giving up 48.9 rebounds per game and are getting just 59.8 points from their starting five. The only positive for the Lakers is that three of their last six losses have been by 10 or less points. The Lakers have lost 11 of their last 13 home games.
The Pistons are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. Western Conference and 15-7 ATS in their last 22 games overall. The Lakers are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. Eastern Conference and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 home games. The Pistons are 0-5 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Los Angeles and 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings overall.
The Pistons are by far the better team than the Lakers and should eat their food on the glass. Detroit rolls here.